Interview with Coy H. Brannon, May 5, 1988

Project: Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Coy Brannon discusses his position as manager of the men's department in the company store in Lynch, Kentucky. He talks about who controlled prices, purchasing, and sales, as well as what the store offered and what it did for the people of the town. He recalls miners being given extended credit for food and clothing during strikes. He also compares the company store to privately owned stores and discusses why a good company store was needed by the community.

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1988oh082_app128

Interviewee Name

Coy H. Brannon

Interviewer Name

David M. Andrew

Interview Date

1988-05-05

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Brannon, Coy H. Interview by David M. Andrew. 05 May. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brannon, C.H. (1988, May 05). Interview by D. M. Andrew. Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Brannon, Coy H., interview by David M. Andrew. May 05, 1988, Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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